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Iowa State Cup



The purpose of the Iowa State Cup is to identify the team in each age division that will represent the State of Iowa at the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series Midwest Region Championships.  The Iowa State Cup is considered the highest level of youth competition in the state for Level 1 teams, and it is the first step of US Youth Soccer's National Championships.

15 and under - 19 and under Iowa State Cup

2018 15U - 19U Dates/Format

  • Held in the fall preceding the June Region II Championships
    • Fall 2017 competition/dates are part of the 2018 Iowa State Cup
    • Facilities
      • Cownie Soccer Complex (Weekends 1 & 2)
      • Muscatine Soccer Complex (Final Weekend)
    • Play Dates
      • Weekend One: October 14-15, 2017
      • Weekend Two:  October 21-22, 2017
      • Weekend Three:  October 28-29, 2017
  • Group play to semifinals/finals


For the Good of the Game

As a consequence of deliberate coaching decisions at the Fall 2013 State Cup competition, the Iowa State Cup Rules now specifically address match-fixing, collusion and coaching decisions as they relate specifically to this important youth soccer event.  The issue is addressed on page 20 of the Iowa State Cup Rules and it is required reading for all club leaders and their State Cup coaches.


15U - 19U Entry

  • TEAM ENTRY:  Registration Closed
  • Entry will open July 31 and close August 14
    • As per State Cup Rules, late entries not accepted


  • Team entry, $650
  • Advancement fee if advance to semifinals, $150
  • Advancement fee if advance to Final, $150

RULES, all age groups


13 and under - 14 and under Iowa State Cup


2017 13U - 14U Dates/Format

  • Spring Competition (must enter through Iowa Soccer Championship Series)
    • Iowa Soccer Championship Series
    • WKND1 @ Cedar Valley: May 27, 28, 29, 2017
    • Iowa State Cup
    • WKND2 @ Muscatine: June 3-4, 2017

13U - 14U Entry

  • Please see Iowa Soccer Championship Series Page for details regarding State Cup and President's Cup.  Registration is open.  Click to register!!!
  • Entry closes Friday, February 19th @ Midnight.
    • As per State Cup Rules, late entries are not accepted.



  • Team entry, $600
  • If applicable, Commitment Bond, $600
  • Advancement fee if advance to semifinals, $150
  • Advancement fee if advance to Final, $150


RULES, all age groups




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